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Construction hiring not keeping pace with rebound

Housing construction is booming, but the industry is struggling to keep up with its workforce down 38%.

Bikes contribute $400M to Oregon tourism

Recreational bicycle travel contributes $400 million of Oregon's annual $9 billion tourism industry.

TriMet machines froze thousands of credit cards

TriMet says a programming bug on its end erroneously marked 2,500 card transactions a month for fraud.

PGE breaks ground on natural gas plant

Portland General Electric Co. broke ground on a new natural gas plant outside of Clatskanie.

Oregon incentive data incomplete

Oregon officials have filed only six of 18 required reports on $665 million in subsidies.

Oregon outpaces other states in clean jobs

Oregon ranked highest on a recent Clean Jobs Index.

Shrimping increases in Oregon

Shrimp is the second-largest fishery in Oregon, growing rapidly in the last few decades.